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Friday Night Lights: The Making and Meaning of Shabbat

Friday Nights, following Kabbalat Shabbat

Friday, May 4
Friday, May 11

As the nights get longer and the temperature drops, stay around for a bit after Friday evening services for an inspiring Shiur delivered by Rabbi Soloveichik. There is no better way to transition from the workweek to the aura of Shabbat than experiencing our magnificent Kabbalat Shabbat service followed by Friday Night Lights.

Friday Night Lights returned for 5778 on Friday night, October 20, 2017, and will continue until the Shabbat before Passover, Friday, March 23, 2018.

 

The 2017-2018 season is sponsored by the Julis Family.

Commemorative Synagogue Plates

Plates depicting Shearith Israel's five historic synagogue buildings as well the Touro Synagogue in Newport, RI.

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Gershom Mendes Seixas

Gershom Mendes Seixas (1745-1816) was the first American-born spiritual leader of Shearith Israel.

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